COVID-19 : 59 more tests positive in J-K

COVID-19 : 59 more tests positive in J-K

Fazil Mir

Srinagar: Fifty nine more persons on Thursday tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir.

A health official told Kashmir Despatch that 51 new positive cases were reported in the Valley during the last 24 hours which include two expecting mothers, a medical intern and 21 policemen from District Police Lines, Kulgam were detected at two Kashmir Hospitals since Wednesday evening, he said eight were reported in Jammu Divison.

With the fresh cases, the tally of Covid-19 patients in Jammu and Kashmir reached 1,440.

Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, Dr Farooq Jan told Kashmir Despatch that 14 persons tested positive for coronavirus at the premier institute on Thursday out of 1900 samples tested.

“Seven of the new Covid-19 cases belong to different villages of Kupwara district followed by Kulgam with three cases and two each from Srinagar and Ganderbal,” he said.

Meanwhile, four cases were also reported at SKIMS Bemina among 400 samples tested since Wednesday evening.

“Of the four new cases detected at SKIMS Bemina, two are from Soibugh, one each from Naru and Loolipora villages of Budgam,” said Dr Reyaz Untoo, Principal of SKIMS Medical College, Bemina.

Meanwhile today eight more fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported from Jammu Division include Ramban 3, Kautha 3 , Jammu city 1 , Kishtwar 1.

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